Playing Football is never easy, from the start the players undergo different challenges that will test their strength and dedication to the game. I have a nephew who plays for their school football team and he told me the hardships he has endured during the time he was still a rookie.
Saying No When They Have To
As a young player, several requests keep coming from different directions. During game seasons several requests like appearance, friends/family wanting to come in for every home game (also wanting to know if they can stay with him or where they should stay),errands for vets, ticket, charitable appearances/interviews/donations, autographed memorabilia, TV, Radio, digital, newspaper interviews, making investments, loans, buying new car, clothes, jewellery, dinner with veterans teammates and a whole lot of other request and not to mention the off-season requests that would also require their presence and in as much as they want to say yes to all the requests, doing so will burn through their time, money, energy and most specially their performance. (more…)